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“He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.” “And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.” I John 4:8; 4:16 (KJV)
There are different kinds of love in this world, but true Godly Agape love goes beyond our human understanding. “Agape is the highest of the four types of love in the Bible. This term defines God’s immeasurable, incomparable love for humankind. It is the divine love that comes from God. Agape love is perfect, unconditional, sacrificial, and pure.” (Image Source: Pixabay) God does not only give love but He is the source. Love is God’s character – His very nature.
Going back to man’s creation. Imagine in your minds: God created Adam in His imagine, and actually put His own life and love into him. God must have been so excited looking at His creation, so like Himself, and had great plans for Adam and his descendants. Unfortunately, Adam and Eve sinned, and we know what happened. But God never stopped being “God is love” – loving His creation. Down through these thousands of years, God has made a way for people to experience His love, even when most of the people rejected Him and His love. His ultimate plan was – and still is: “True love is God’s love for us, not our love for God. He sent his Son as the way to take away our sins.” I John 4:10 (ERV) and “Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.” I John 4:8 (GW)
“No one has ever seen God. But if we love each other, God lives in us. If we love each other, God’s love has reached its goal—it is made perfect in us.” I John 4:12 (ERV) Someone has said, “God is crazy over love for us.”
Oh, that everyone would accept that great love.